Dictionary of curiosities

Dictionary of curiosities

CURIOSITIES:

Lookism - Signs of Attraction

Lookism – Preferring attractive people
 
 
 
 


Proteomics - Protein pattern analyzer

Proteomics – The science of proteins
 
 


Procrastination - Do it

Procrastination
 
 


Parasomnia - "The Nightmare engraving" - Thomas Burke

Parasomnia
 
 


Paternoster

Paternoster
 
 
 
 


Gliadomorphine

Gliadomorphine – Formed from wheat gluten
 


Hybristophilia - Ted Bundy - American serial killer and rapist, during the trial, 1979

Hybristophilia – Object of sexual desire are criminals
 
 
 
 


Arachnophobia - Spider Lampona cylindrata

Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders
 
 


Ophidiophobia - Green snake in Berlin Zoo

Ophidiophobia – Fear of the snakes
 
 


Brontophobia - Lightning

Brontophobia – Fear of the storm
 
 


Trypanophobia - Syringe with needle

Trypanophobia – Fear of needles
 


Dentophobia - Dentistry

Dentophobia – Fear of dental treatment
 
 


Cynophobia - Mad dog

Cynophobia – Fear of dogs
 
 


Agoraphobia - Los Angeles, USA

Agoraphobia – Fear of open spaces
 
 


Mozartkugel

Mozartkugel – The spherical pralines